The Emergency Medical Technician Program is an introduction to patient
assessment skills. Upon successful completion of the course, students will
earn 5 credits from KVCC for EMS 111 and be prepared to sit for the
EMS basic Certification Exam.
Management of airway and respiratory problems
Techniques of oxygen therapy
Bleeding control and treatment for shock
Soft tissue injuries and fracture care
Principles of spinal immobilization
Fundamentals of triage and transportation of the sick and injured
Treatment modalities for a range of medical, obstetrical, pediatric,
environmental and behavioral emergencies.